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Chet Baker (I) (1929–1988)


Chet Baker started his career in the late forties. He became famous with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in 1952. His solo in "My funny valentine" is a classic of the west coast jazz in the fifties. When Mulligan was arrested in 1953, Chet led the group until 1955, when he went to Europe. He also sang on many records. In Europe he recorded with many ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense Soundtrack
(1999)
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Soundtrack
(1997)
Flic ou voyou
Flic ou voyou Music Department
(1979)
Sharky's Machine
Sharky's Machine Soundtrack
(1981)

Filmography

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 2017 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Members Only: The Playboy Club (2017) ... (performer: "All The Things You Are" - uncredited)
- Before the Bunny: Marilyn Monroe (2017) ... (performer: "All The Things You Are" - uncredited)
 2016 Sticky Notes (performer: "I Get Along With You Very Well (Except Sometimes)")
 2016 Captain America: Civil War (performer: "I Fall In Love Too Easily")
 2015 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Flicker (2015) ... (performer: "Isn't It Romantic?" - uncredited)
 2015 Looking for Grace (performer: "My One and Only Love")
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cease to Resist (2015) ... (performer: "Little Girl Blue")
 2015 iZombie (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brother, Can You Spare a Brain? (2015) ... (performer: "I Fall in Love Too Easily" - uncredited)
 2015 Hiding (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (performer: "Everything Happens to Me")
 2014 Stalker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fanatic (2014) ... (performer: "Let's Get Lost" - uncredited)
 2014 Haganenet ("Let's Get Lost")
 2012-2013 Magic City (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- World in Changes (2013) ... (performer: "Angel Eyes")
- Who's the Horse and Who's the Rider? (2012) ... (performer: "I Get Along Without You Very Well", "Look For The Silver Lining")
 2010-2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (2013) ... (performer: "Everything Happens to Me" - uncredited)
- Forced Family Fun (2011) ... (performer: "You Don't Know What Love Is" - uncredited)
- The Booth Job (2010) ... (performer: "My Heart Stood Still" - uncredited)
 2012 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.24 (2012) ... (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 2012 House of Lies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ouroboros (2012) ... (performer: "Let's Get Lost" - uncredited)
 2012 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie) (performer: "Tenderly")
 2011 Shame (performer: "Let's Get Lost")
 2011 The Guard (performer: "Everything Happens To Me")
 2010 Las tragedias de los famosos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Norma Giménez (2010) ... (performer: "Time After Time")
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Love Bites (2010) ... (performer: "Let's Get Lost" - uncredited)
 2009 The Deaths of Chet Baker (Short) (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 2009 Saving Grace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- That Was No First Kiss (2009) ... (performer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Let's Get Lost", uncredited)
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 2006 - 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006)
- Pkudey (2008) ... (performer: "I Get Along Without You Very Well")
- VaYechi (2006) ... (performer: "Blue Gilles") / (writer: "Blue Gilles")
- VaYishlach (2006) ... (performer: "Portrait In Black And White")
- VaYetze (2006) ... (performer: "Blue Gilles") / (writer: "Blue Gilles")
- Toldot (2006) ... (performer: "Almost Blue")
 2008 Parlami d'amore (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 2008/I Elegy (performer: "Early Morning Mood") / (writer: "Early Morning Mood")
 1999-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Stage 5 (2007) ... (performer: "Summertime")
- D-Girl (2000) ... (performer: "Tasty Pudding")
- Denial, Anger, Acceptance (1999) ... (performer: "Tenderly" - uncredited)
 2005 Silence Becomes You (performer: "I Fall in Love Too Easily")
 2005 The Weather Man (performer: "Sweet Lorraine" (1928))
 2005 Embedded (Video) (performer: "Alone Together")
 2005 The 4400 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Life Interrupted (2005) ... (performer: "Time After Time")
 2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Family Affair (2005) ... (performer: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 2003 The Company (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 2003 The Night We Called It a Day (performer: "When I Fall In Love")
 2003 Ni pour, ni contre (bien au contraire) (performer: "You & the Night & the Music")
 2003 The Event (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 2003 Benjamim (performer: "The Wind")
 2003 Ramona (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Just Friends")
 2002 Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2002) ... (performer: "Alone Together")
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... (performer: "Alone Together")
 2002 Au plus près du paradis (performer: "'Round About Midnight")
 2001 The Majestic (performer: "Over the Rainbow")
 2001 L'uomo in più (performer: "Relaxing with Chet")
 2001 Sidewalks of New York (performer: "Lush Life" (1938))
 2000 Ja jestem Jurek (Short) (performer: "The Wind', "What'll I Do", "She Was Too Good To Me")
 2000 Aberdeen (performer: "I Get Along Without You Very Well")
 1999 Histórias do Flamengo (Documentary) (performer: "Zingaro")
 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley (performer: "MY FUNNY VALENTINE")
 1999 Elephant Juice (performer: "Here's That Rainy Day")
 1999 The Sixth Sense (performer: "I Fall In Love Too Easily")
 1999 The Love Letter (performer: "I've Never Been In Love Before")
 1999 Ben & Gunnar (TV Movie) (performer: "As Time Goes By" - uncredited)
 1998 Playing by Heart (performer: "I'm Glad There Is You" (1941), "Everything Happens to Me" (1940), "I soliti ignoti" (1958), "Lucius Lu" (1952))
 1998 B. Monkey (performer: "IMAGINATION")
 1998 Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (Documentary) (performer: "It Never Entered My Mind")
 1998 The Cruise (Documentary) (performer: "But Not For Me", "Autumn In New York")
 1998 Dance with Me (performer: "Let's Get Lost")
 1997 Chicago Cab (performer: "Joy to the World")
 1997 L.A. Confidential (performer: "Look for the Silver Lining" (1920), "Makin' Whoopee" (1928), "At Last" (1941))
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks (performer: "THE THRILL IS GONE", "YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS")
 1996 Art City 1: Making It in Manhattan (Documentary) (performer: "Smog")
 1996 Stealing Beauty (performer: "TENDERLY")
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short) (performer: "The Route") / (writer: "The Route")
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Quiet Room (1993) ... (performer: "All the Things You Are")
 1992 Chain of Desire (performer: "So Hard To Know")
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) (performer: "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes), "Chetty's Lullaby", "So Che ti Perdero", "So Hard to Know", "Walkin' Shoes", "While My Lady Sleeps", "Witch Doctor", "You and the Night and the Music", "You Make Me Feel So Young") / (writer: "Chetty's Lullaby", "So Che ti Perdero" - as Baker)
 1987 Broken Noses (Documentary) ("If I Should Lose You", "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye", "Whatever Possessed Me", "Little Girl Blue", "My Foolish Heart")
 1986 'Round Midnight (performer: "Fairweather")
 1981 Sharky's Machine (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "You Can't Go Home Again")
 1979 Flic ou voyou ("Flic Ou Voyou", "Tendresse Clarinette", "Le Premier Meurtre", "Tendresse Basse Et Guitare", "Ponctuation Trompette", "Variation Sur Le Thème Suspense", "Variation Sur Le Thème Tendresse", "Variation Sur Le Thème Voyou", "Tout Nu", "Filatures", "Final Voyou")
 1967 The Cool of the Evening (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Georgie Fame, the Harry South Trio with Pete King (1967) ... (writer: "Do it the Hard Way")
 1960 Howlers of the Dock (performer: "Arrivederci")
 1958 Les tricheurs ("Tommyhawk")
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
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TV commercial: Turner Classic Movies (song used: "Look for the Silver Lining"). See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Chet Baker Quartette
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Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 53-55. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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